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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class III. Words Relating to Matter
Section II. Inorganic Matter
3. Imperfect Fluids
 
352. Semiliquidity.
 
  
NOUN:SEMILIQUIDITY; stickiness &c. adj.; viscidity, viscosity, mucidness, gummosis, emulsification, jellification; gummosity [rare], glutinosity [rare], mucosity; crassitude, spissitude; lentor [now rare]; pastiness; adhesiveness (cohesion) [See Coherence]; succulence or succulency; lactescence.
  INSPISSATION, incrassation, crassamentum, coagulum; thickening.
  [COMPARISONS] jelly, gelatin, carlock, ichthyocol, ichthyocolla, isinglass; mucus, pus, phlegm, pituite; lava; paste; library -, flour- paste; glair, starch, gluten, albumen, milk, cream, protein; treacle, rob, sirup or syrup, molasses; gum, size, glue, varnish, mastic, mucilage, fish glue; wax, beeswax; emulsion; gruel, porridge; purée [F.], soup.
  SQUASH, mud, slush, slime, ooze; moisture [See Moisture]; marsh [See Marsh].
  
VERB:INSPISSATE, incrassate; coagulate, gelatinate, gelatinize; jellify, jelly, jell [colloq., U. S.]; emulsify, thicken; mash, squash, churn, beat up.
  
ADJECTIVE:SEMIFLUID, semiliquid; half-melted, half-frozen; milky, muddy &c. n.; lacteal, lactean [rare], lacteous, lactescent, lactiferous; emulsive, curdled, thick, succulent, uliginose or uliginous.
  GELATINOUS, albuminous, mucilaginous, glutinous; gummous, spissated [rare], crass, tremelloid, tremellose, amylaceous, ropy, clammy, clotted; viscid, viscous; sticky, tacky; slab [dial.], slabby; lentous [obs.], pituitous; mucid, muculent, mucous.
  
QUOTATION:Lucent syrops tinct with cinnamon.—Keats

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